Inaugural Greer Arts & Eats Festival coming in October
Greer Arts & Eats Festival, a new event produced by the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, is coming to downtown Greer on Friday and Saturday, October 1 and 2.
Presented by Pelham Medical Center, Greer Arts & Eats Festival will be held throughout downtown Greer and Greer City Park, featuring art and crafts from local artisans, interactive children’s activities, live demonstrations and health screenings. The event is free to attend.
The inaugural festival incorporates the new downtown Greer landscape with a revitalized Trade Street serving as home to Artists Alley. This area of the festival will be devoted to arts and craft vendors as well as demonstrations for festival attendees. The family-friendly Creation Station will be held on Saturday, October 2, from 1 pm – 4 pm.
“We, as the Chamber Board and staff, are thrilled to announce our inaugural event for 2021, Greer Arts & Eats Festival,” said David Merhib, President & CEO, Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce. “The event will focus on arts, music and food, incorporating the changes to downtown Greer and to our growing, diverse community.”
Attendees can enjoy unique bites and brews from participating food vendors and craft beer stations, including Greer’s newest craft brewery, the Southern Growl.
Music lovers will enjoy regional bands focusing on Americana, Folk, Country and Bluegrass genres on the main stage in Greer City Park. Featured performers are The Steel Wheels (Harrisburg, VA), Jon Stickley Trio (Asheville, NC), Crawford & Power (Franklin County, VA), The Arcadian Wild (Nashville, TN), Amongst the Trees (Clemson, SC), Vilai Harrington & The Hamptones (Greenville, SC), and The Scatterlings (Asheville, NC).
The lineup of live music begins on Friday, October 1, at 6 pm in Greer City Park. Go HERE for a complete listing of performance dates and times.
“Pelham Medical Center is proud to support this wonderful and exciting event,” said Tony Kouskolekas, president of Pelham Medical Center. “PMC is committed to the Greater Greer community, and this festival creates a unique opportunity to be with community members in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. It also provides us with a chance to help you with any health-related goals you may have.”
Want to attend?
What: Greer Arts & Eats Festival
When: Fri, Oct 1, 5 pm – 10 pm; Sat, Oct 2, 10 am – 10 pm, with artists booths open until 5 pm.
Where: Downtown Greer and Greer City Park
For more information, visit the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce website.